Academic Special Programs

What is ETEEAP?

It is a comprehensive program of identifying assessing and assigning equivalent college-level learning for non-formal and informal training, and knowledge, skills, attitudes and values from related work experiences towards the grant of academic credit or related academic degree.


Who can avail of the ETEEAP?
  1. Any Filipino who is, at least a High School graduate or who has obtained a PEPT placement equivalent to first year college;
  2. He/she must have been employed for an aggregate of at least five (5) years in the field or industry related to the academic program or discipline he/she is obtaining an equivalency;
  3. He/she must be at least 25 years old; and
  4. He/she must be able to show evidence of capability and thorough knowledge in the field applied for equivalency and accreditation.


Legal Basis:


“Adopting the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP) as an Integral Part of the Educational System and Designating the Commission on Higher Education as the Authority Responsible for its Implementation”

The Implementing Guidelines on ETEEAP implementation are contained in CHED Memorandum Order No. 8, series of 2008.


Statement of Policy

It is recognized that education and acquisition of higher expertise are processes that also take place in the world and beyond the confines of the classroom.